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10 Medication Safety Tips for Hospitalized Patients.

Horsham, PA: Institute for Safe Medication Practices; 2019.

Hospitalized patients are at risk for medication errors. This set of tips seeks to help hospitalized patients contribute to the safe use of medications in their care. Recommendations include that patients know the reason they are taking each medication, speak up if any medications look different than previously, and talk with pharmacists when picking up discharge medications.